Dental School: Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; 2005 – Certificate & MSD Periodontics
Graduate School: University of Alabama, AL; 2002 – Masters of Science Dental Biomaterials
Undergraduate School: MRADC Bangalore University, India; 1996 – Bachelor Dental Surgery
Academy of Osseointegration: Innovation Committee Member
American Academy of Periodontology
American Dental Association
International Congress of Oral Implantology
Western Society of Periodontology
Center for Advanced Dental Education
Georgia Dental Association
Research and Honors:
Chandrakeerthi CM, Nagy TR, Lemos J, McCracken M. “Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Analysis of Implants in Rat Tibiae” Implant Dentistry 2005 Sep; 14(3):294-300
Dissertation on Implant micro-design for optimal soft tissue response, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 2003
Dissertation on “Tissue Engineering” with emphasis on guided tissue generation and bone graft materials submitted to the Department of Surgery and Biomaterials, University of Alabama Birmingham, 2002
Gold Medal in Periodontics. Prestigious Award by the Indian Society of Periodontology
A native of India, Dr. Chirdeep Chandrakeerthi has been with the DentFirst family since 2019. He has made periodontology and the study of implantology his life’s work. He is a proud Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Chandrakeerthi is married to Luciana Kairalla, who is a self-employed marketing guru, and together they have two beautiful daughters, Mahi, 9, and Navya, 7. He loves spending time with his family, especially game nights on weekends, and volunteering for their community. He also enjoys reading, running, hiking, and tennis, and feels that travel is essential to expanding one’s knowledge of the world.
DentFirst is proud to count Dr. Chandrakeerthi as a member of its staff and values his extensive knowledge and expertise. You can visit him at our Norcross, Smyrna and McDonough locations.